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, melanie. >> reporter: good morning. this is all related to the city's speed camera program as we well know. there's been a lot of criticism. generated $85 million just in last fiscal year alone. new york avenue the camera is the third most ticketed. now, the higher speed limits that will begin here is not in where that speed camera is. it is part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. so let's look at where they raised the speet limits. first here on new york avenue eastbound, 45 miles an hour. new york avenue westbound from the maryland line to blade nsburg road. north capitol street from michigan to harewood road 40 to 45. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> do have speed camera programs is to make sure before they put a camera in to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. mayor gray says the reassessment of the speed limit shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. also the same for parts of 295 as well. those are the most ticketed locations about a month ago. the city council today is going to be looking at a speed camera changes but the
here in the city tomorrow we could get light accumulations. i'm going to give you the seven- day forecast, might as well give it to you early. snow, rain for saturday. and quieter weather into the new year. more details on all the forecasts, including the timing on tomorrow's snow coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from jeff. good morning. >> starting in prince george's county, not much volume here in either direction. the significance is it's on my way to fed ex and i'm starting to tailgate in about two hours for sunday's game. looking good on other roadways. pennsylvania, and branch avenue and route 50. we'll head over to the fairfax county parkway, it's 95 north, looking good in both your hov lanes and the main line, up from stafford county to the mixing bowl, and over to montgomery county, just north of the american legion bridge. light coming in from virginia around the inner loop into montgomery county. outer loop looks good as well down 270 to the split. no problems on the bw parkway or 95 between the beltways and good ride around the outer loop of the beltway
in the metro. the farther west and east of the city, the lesser your chance of any issues here. primarily rain. winter weather advisory across the northern tier of maryland, west virginia. it's no longer there. i'm not sure if they've canceled it or having a problem with the map. partly sunny skies. not as windy as yesterday. high 42. winds out of the north and west at 5 to 10. update on the forecast and we'll look at the weather advisory in a couple of minutes. back to you. >>> and keep up with the storm with the fox 5 weather app. download it on your droid, ipad or iphone. search for d.c. weather in the app store. you can also text fox 5 weather to 29473. and tony, it is -- >> free. >> exactly. >> thank you. >>> a massive winter storm system is now blamed for at least 16 deaths nationwide, including one in maryland. the storm dumped up to 2 feet 6 snow in up update new york and new england. it pounded areas already devastated by superstorm sandy. and travelers were stranded from boston to dallas. many roads remain impassable. >>> our big story this morning, avoiding the fiscal cliff. the pre
encouraged some supporters to donate. city law requires the disclosure of all campaign donations to the office of campaign finance. in the past the mayor has admitted his campaign had issues but denied any wrongdoing. >>> also new this morning, a fight over a delegate seat is over. yesterday a judge said neither tiffany nor greg hall should serve. that means the governor is free to pick the vacant spot. austin previously held the seat. but she was officially ousted as a part of a plea deal. the democratic central committee picked hall to replace her. but the governor rejected because of hall 's past criminal record. >> the homeless than accused of pushing another man into the path of a new york subway train has been charged with second degree murder. davis is being held without bail. pushed 58-year-old han into the subway tracks after an argument. the train hit and killed him. he has been in trouble with the law before. family members were holding funeral service for han today. >>> software company founder john macafee. they took him into custody for allegedly -- in the fatal sho
technology and the city's gang intelligence unit. >> beginning tomorrow, it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. increase from 25 cents to $1.25. the rate hike will help pay for the dulles metro project. >> a very happy start to 2013 for same sex couples. the couples will be able to start marrying beginning at 12:01 on january 1. because the day is a holiday and because there is a two day waiting period before licenses take affect, they could not marry until january 4th. the state's attorney general now says all of the licenses will take affect tomorrow. in november, maryland voters approved to legalize same sex marriage. >> still ahead, down to the wire. we're going to sit down with two elected officials with a closer look at the fiscal cliff negotiation. >> and we'll check in on the final preps in new york before tonight's main event. >> and as we head to break, let's take a live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and langdon coming up next. time now is 7:25. dinner's ready. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy
: good morning. this is all tied into the city's speed camera program. as we know there's a huge public outcry which has generated $85 million last year. and right here on new york avenue westbound, the cameras just a little ways behind me brought in $5.4 million in revenue. not clear if the higher speed limit will reduce those speeding signs but it's part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. let's take a look at the speed changes as of 12:01 this morning. new york avenue eastbound to the maryland line is going up to 45. westbound it is going from 35 to 40. then on bladensburg road it's going from 25 to 30. north capitol street from michigan avenue to harol road. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> four cities with speed camera programs is to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. ddots reassessment shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. in november the mayor also as part of this review increased the speed limit on benning road and parts of 295. that was the most ticketed roadway bringing in $23 million. bumped up the speed limit t
in a new york city hospital after doctors discovered a blood clot stemming from a concussion she had. she is being treated with medication and will most likely stay in the hospital for the next 48 hours. the clot was discovered yesterday during a follow up appointment. >>> former president george h.w. bush also remains in the hospital this morning. his family says he's been moved out of intensive care. bush has been in the hospital in houston since last month for bronchitis and other complications. the 88-year-old is the oldest living former president. >> very happy new year for same sex couples in maryland. this after the state's attorney general says they will be able to marry on january 1st. state lawyers initially said that because january 1st is a holiday and a two day wait period before licenses take affect they could not marry until january 4th. all the licenses will take affect tomorrow. >>> a reminder for drivers out there beginning tomorrow it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. tolls will increase by 25 cents to $1.75. tolls will increase to $1 on the on and off ram
and baltimore city. in washington state the governor signed the gay marriage law yesterday and same sex couples were able to get wedding licenses. many lined up outside an administration building in seattle. voters there also approved gay marriage in a november referendum. >>> other stories making headlines. the foreign ministry still hasn't decided whether to send john mcafee back. he did that in guatemala city yesterday. he said he fears for his safety because he has sensitive information about official. >> there will be a funeral for a man after he got pushed on to the subway tracks. that man's wife says they had fought and he had been drinking. he had a bottle of vodka on him as he was killed. the homeless man accused of pushing him was bothering people. that's when the argument broke out and he was pushed on to the tracks. >> you don't hear this too often. 911 dispatchers got a call for help from a burglary suspect. christopher more is accused of breaking into a home. james and his wife and two children were asleep at the time. jero said he woke up grabbed his pistol and cornered a man. he
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